Period
to 22 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for GIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GIS over the 6 months to 22 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 387 397 430
Rank change year-on-year +10 +33 +54
Permanent jobs citing GIS 91 118 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.39% 0.44% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.57% 1.52% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 83 81 69
South East median annual salary £44,000 £47,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.37% +39.71% -24.44%
10th Percentile £27,250 £31,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -13.27%

GIS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 5,812 7,776 9,793
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.07% 29.03% 31.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4,873 6,450 8,438
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing GIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in the South East

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Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIS in the South East.

Salary trend for GIS in the South East

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Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in the South East over the 6 months to 22 January 2020.

Salary histogram for GIS in the South East

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Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +13 33 £52,500 -7.24% 2
Hampshire +8 26 £44,000 +3.53% 5
Thames Valley +32 24 £47,500 - 8
Buckinghamshire +17 13 £47,500 +19.12% 4
Oxfordshire +13 6 £23,500 -50.53% 3
Berkshire +43 5 £67,750 +42.63% 1
Surrey +11 5 £38,000 -24.00% 4
Sussex - 2 £21,250 -
East Sussex +2 1 £37,500 -50.00% 1
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England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, IT jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for GIS.

1 48 (52.75%) Python
2 28 (30.77%) GeoServer
3 27 (29.67%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 24 (26.37%) QGIS
6 21 (23.08%) SQL
6 21 (23.08%) Analytics
7 20 (21.98%) Project Management
8 19 (20.88%) Smallworld
8 19 (20.88%) Data Science
9 18 (19.78%) ArcGIS
10 16 (17.58%) Telecoms
10 16 (17.58%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (17.58%) HTML
10 16 (17.58%) Degree
10 16 (17.58%) PostGIS
11 15 (16.48%) Geospatial Data
11 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (16.48%) Artificial Intelligence
12 14 (15.38%) Mathematics
12 14 (15.38%) Computer Science
12 14 (15.38%) Spatial Data
13 13 (14.29%) Driving Licence
13 13 (14.29%) Data Management
13 13 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 13 (14.29%) Management Information System
14 12 (13.19%) Web Services
14 12 (13.19%) Network Optimisation
14 12 (13.19%) Critical Success Factor
14 12 (13.19%) Data Quality

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (30.77%) GeoServer
2 19 (20.88%) Smallworld
3 18 (19.78%) ArcGIS
4 2 (2.20%) Apache
4 2 (2.20%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.20%) IIS
4 2 (2.20%) Jupyter
5 1 (1.10%) Drupal
5 1 (1.10%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) Azure
1 5 (5.49%) Power Platform
2 3 (3.30%) AWS
3 2 (2.20%) Azure Machine Learning
3 2 (2.20%) PaaS
3 2 (2.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) GPON
2 3 (3.30%) Firewall
2 3 (3.30%) Internet
2 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.10%) CTI
3 1 (1.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (29.67%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (26.37%) QGIS
3 15 (16.48%) Geospatial Data
4 14 (15.38%) Spatial Data
5 13 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 8 (8.79%) RDBMS
6 8 (8.79%) Relational Database
7 6 (6.59%) Big Data
7 6 (6.59%) Hadoop
7 6 (6.59%) HBase
7 6 (6.59%) MySQL
8 5 (5.49%) Power BI
9 3 (3.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.10%) Babel
General
1 16 (17.58%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.79%) Local Government
3 6 (6.59%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.30%) Games
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (25.27%) Developer
2 16 (17.58%) Consultant
2 16 (17.58%) GIS Developer
3 13 (14.29%) Fibre Planner
4 11 (12.09%) Delivery Manager
5 9 (9.89%) Data Scientist
5 9 (9.89%) GIS Consultant
6 6 (6.59%) Analyst
6 6 (6.59%) Data Consultant
7 5 (5.49%) Data Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Delivery Project Manager
8 4 (4.40%) GIS Technician
9 3 (3.30%) Architect
9 3 (3.30%) Senior Data Scientist
10 2 (2.20%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.20%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (2.20%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.20%) SQL Developer
10 2 (2.20%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.58%) HTML
1 16 (17.58%) PostGIS
2 12 (13.19%) Web Services
3 8 (8.79%) REST
4 7 (7.69%) CSS
5 6 (6.59%) Apache NiFi
5 6 (6.59%) Kafka
5 6 (6.59%) OpenLayers
6 5 (5.49%) Ajax
6 5 (5.49%) Cocoa
6 5 (5.49%) JSON
6 5 (5.49%) XML
7 4 (4.40%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.30%) NumPy
8 3 (3.30%) Pandas
8 3 (3.30%) React
9 2 (2.20%) Keras
9 2 (2.20%) PySpark
9 2 (2.20%) scikit-learn
9 2 (2.20%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 13 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.49%) Algorithms
2 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.20%) LLPG
3 2 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.20%) Smart City
4 1 (1.10%) CCTV
4 1 (1.10%) Handset
4 1 (1.10%) iPad
4 1 (1.10%) iPhone
4 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.10%) Replication
4 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.09%) Linux
2 4 (4.40%) Windows
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.08%) Analytics
2 20 (21.98%) Project Management
3 19 (20.88%) Data Science
4 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (16.48%) Artificial Intelligence
5 14 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 14 (15.38%) Mathematics
6 13 (14.29%) Data Management
7 12 (13.19%) Critical Success Factor
7 12 (13.19%) Network Optimisation
8 11 (12.09%) Data Analysis
8 11 (12.09%) Open Source
9 9 (9.89%) SDLC
9 9 (9.89%) Software Engineering
10 8 (8.79%) ITSM
10 8 (8.79%) Service Management
11 7 (7.69%) Data Engineering
11 7 (7.69%) Matrix Management
11 7 (7.69%) Presales
11 7 (7.69%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (52.75%) Python
2 26 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 21 (23.08%) SQL
4 10 (10.99%) C#
5 8 (8.79%) PHP
6 6 (6.59%) Scala
7 5 (5.49%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.49%) Java
7 5 (5.49%) R
7 5 (5.49%) Ruby
8 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.10%) ES6
9 1 (1.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (17.58%) Degree
2 9 (9.89%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.20%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.10%) APMP
6 1 (1.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.19%) Data Quality
2 11 (12.09%) SLA
3 7 (7.69%) PMO
4 1 (1.10%) BS7666
4 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Docker
2 1 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) Terraform
2 1 (1.10%) Ansible
2 1 (1.10%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (17.58%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (12.09%) ESRI
3 7 (7.69%) Genesys
3 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.69%) Oracle
4 5 (5.49%) Tableau
5 2 (2.20%) Sophos
6 1 (1.10%) SAP